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Western Digital Reaffirms Plans for 1.22TB Hard Drives in 2008

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Recently announced 334GB platters for 3.5” hard drives not only open the door for the company’s ~1TB HDD, but enable Western Digital to create 1.3TB hard disk drives using four platters. Officials from WD once again said at CeBIT 2008… Go To Full Article

More Geforce 9800 GTX Specifications

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GeForce 9800 GTX will feature one 6-pin power connector and its peak power consumption will equal 156W. The reference design of the graphics card PCB will offer two Dual-Link DVI outs and one HDMI connector. The recommended retail price of… Go To Full Article

Intel to launch quad-core notebook CPU in Q3 08

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Intel is planning to launch its first quad-core CPU for notebooks, the Core 2 Extreme QX9300, in the third quarter this year with pricing set at a new high of $1,038 in thousand-unit tray quantities, according to sources at motherboard… Go To Full Article

PC market expected to continue double-digit growth

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Worldwide PC shipments are projected to grow by 12.8% in 2008 to reach 302 million units, according to IDC's Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. Growth will continue at above 11% in 2009 followed by high single-digit growth through 2012, boosting annual… Go To Full Article

A Closer Look at SLI and 8800M GTX Performance

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After further consideration, we came up with several areas that we would like to investigate further. First, the WidowPC notebook shipped with Windows Vista 64-bit installed; that's definitely not a problem, but we didn't have the time to install the… Go To Full Article

[M] In-Depth LCD Buying Guide - What Monitor Should I Buy?

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Before the LCD displays arrived, the choice of a monitor has been fairly easy. With CRTs you had screen size, refresh rates and price and you could be fairly sure that you did not have to worry about anything more.… Go To Full Article

A modder's guide to acrylic

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Acrylic at its worst can be a garish mess of various transparent colours, glued together roughly or fastened poorly with screw-heads hanging out and cold cathodes everywhere. An LED fan here, a fluorescent something or other there, packed with a… Go To Full Article

Western Digital Scorpio 2.5" 320GB HDD

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While SSD or Solid State Disks are making their way in, we are still working with the current generation of storage and Western Digital has managed to do very well at increasing sizes and speeds. The underside… Go To Full Article

Akasa AK-965 socket 775 tower cooler

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Akasa's 92mm fan tower heatpipe cooler for socket 775 CPUs has all the key features at a very budget price. Can it run with the big boys? Go To Full Article

MemoRight GT MR25.2-064S 2.5-Inch 64GB SATA SSD

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For a little over a year now Benchmark Reviews has anxiously awaited the fabled Solid State Drive that could replace our current list of preferred Hard Disk Drives. Making this wait seem even longer was the fact that HDD manufacturers… Go To Full Article

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